JAUW International Fellowship Program

Japanese Association of University Women

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Grant amount: ¥500,000 - ¥1,000,000

Anticipated deadline: Mar 31, 2021

Applicant type: Postdoctoral Researcher Working Professional PhD Student

Funding uses: Fellowship

Location of project: Japan

Location of residency: Africa; Americas; Europe; Oceania; Central Asia Show all

Location of citizenship: Africa; Americas; Europe; Oceania; Central Asia Show all

Must travel to: Japan

Gender restriction: Female

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Japanese Association of University Women (JAUW), established in 1946, is a member of IFUW; the world’s leading organization for women. JAUW shares IFUW’s mission together with its 50+ member associations around the globe.

Objective of this Program

To allow promising researchers/graduate students in any field to spend a period of time in residence in a graduate/research institute etc. in Japan.

Outline of JAUW International Fellowship Program

  • The program is open to applications between November 2019 and March 31, 2020.
  • The program will allow maximum of 2 recipients, each winning between Yen500,000 and up to Yen1,000,000 to support transportation to and from Japan and cost for her stay in Japan.
  • The period of stay in Japan under this award is for 4 to 6 months between October 2020 and March 2021.
  • The program cannot be extended in any event.

You can learn more about this opportunity by visiting the funder's website.


  • Applicant Eligibility
    • Applicants must be of non-Japanese women in the age below 45.
    • Applicants must live outside Japan at the time of application.
    • Applicants must hold a Master’s Degree or above.
    • Applicants need to identify an institution/university in Japan where to conduct research. They need to have contacted and obtained a consent from a host at the identified institution/university before application. JAUW won’t extend any help regarding this matter.
    • Applicants must submit application forms according to the Instructions.